<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego Politics and Political News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Mon, 04 May 2015 06:07:28 -0700 Mon, 04 May 2015 06:07:28 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Sen. Sanders Announces White House Bid]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:21:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sanders-announce.jpg
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders discusses his plans to run for the White House in 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Leaders Head to DC]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:10:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Myrtle-Cole-0412.jpg
Three San Diego City Council members will travel to Washington, D.C., to speak with federal officials and Congressional representatives. They're expected to discuss their "families first" agenda, plus drought...]]>
<![CDATA[SD Congressional Members Sound Off on Threats, Gridlock]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:50:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/san+diego+congressional+leaders+luncheon.png
San Diego's Congressional members increasingly find themselves focusing on issues far beyond the timeless mission of "bringing home the bacon" to their constituents.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Obama Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 02:09:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Obama-White-House-Correspondents-Dinner-1.jpg
President Obama poked fun at politicians, government officials and himself at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner.

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<![CDATA[City Councilwoman Discusses Retirement Plans]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:10:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Marti+Emerald+Retires+Press+Conference+Generic.jpg
San Diego Councilwoman Marti Emerald said she plans to retire after her term ends next year and will not run for re-election.]]>
<![CDATA[Calif. Bill Would Mandate Teens Take CPR Training]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:24:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CPR-Generic.jpg
A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would mandate that high school students receive CPR training before they graduate.

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<![CDATA[Clinton Has Qualms on Trade Deal]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:16:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/l_apclintonburritox1200.jpg
Hillary Rodham Clinton expressed qualms Tuesday about the sweeping trade deal the Obama administration is negotiating with Pacific nations. Without weighing in for or against the agreement, Clinton told students...

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<![CDATA[Nancy Pelosi, California Reps Visit Naval Base SD]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:20:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/nancy+pelosi+and+Susan+Davis.JPG
U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi paid a visit to Naval Base San Diego Monday as she seeks to get a closer look at the needs of the U.S. Navy.]]>
<![CDATA[City Sidewalk Liability Now Under Review]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:24:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/san+diego+city+sidewalk.jpg
There are 5,000 miles of sidewalks in the city of San Diego, and all too many can be unsafe for strollers, joggers, cyclists and skateboarders.

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<![CDATA[Waning Water Supplies Spawn Tidal Wave of Challenges]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:18:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/drought-generic-april-13_3.jpg
California’s virtual perma-drought crisis is being called "the new normal" for life going forward in the Golden State.

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<![CDATA[SD Zoo Subsidies Face Legal Hurdles Under Prop. 13]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:07:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-Diego-Zoo-0403.jpg
The San Diego Zoo may be well-financed and world-famous -- but apparently not so flush that repairs and maintenance aren't a financial issue.]]>
<![CDATA[Images: Councilwoman Marti Emerald's Cancer Fight]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:36:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Marti-Emerald-January-2015-.jpg
Councilwoman Marti Emerald has shared her battle against cancer on her Facebook page designed for constituents and friends.

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<![CDATA[City Councilwoman Plans to Retire]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:10:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Marti-Emerald-April-2015.jpg
San Diego Councilwoman Marti Emerald said she plans to retire after her term ends next year and will not run for re-election.

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<![CDATA[SD Budget Plan Targets Needy Neighborhoods, Services]]> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:10:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/kevin+faulconer+budget+proposal.png
San Diegans are long overdue for better streets, parks and neighborhoods. Now, thanks to an economic upswing that's boosted city finances, all that may starting happening in a hurry.]]>
<![CDATA[State Bill to Address School Threats]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:15:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/school+generic2.jpg
Under current law, those types of crimes are charged under Penal Code 422, a generic charge for someone making a criminal threat.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diegans React to Clinton's Presidential Bid]]> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 07:04:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP917765527435.jpg
In San Diego, people have their own opinions about Hillary Clinton's second presidential campaign. NBC 7's Liberty Zabala has reaction from San Diego voters on both sides.]]>
<![CDATA[2016 NH Primary Candidate Tracker]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 06:28:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/candidate-tracker-NH.jpg
Keep tabs on which potential 2016 presidential candidates have been to the Granite State, how many times they've visited, and where they've been.
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<![CDATA[Former RI Gov. Lincoln Chafee Exploring Presidential Bid]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 07:59:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/183*120/72123949.jpg
Lincoln Chafee, the former governor and U.S. senator from Rhode Island, announced Thursday that he has formed an exploratory committee to consider a run as the Democratic nominee for president in 2016.

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<![CDATA[Analysis: Rahm Emanuel Wins Again]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 21:31:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/rahm-463880456.jpg
It always seemed inevitable that he’d win. That was the point. Rahm Emanuel won his re-election contest Tuesday night and bested challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia to remain in charge of Chicago for another...

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<![CDATA[Gloria to Run for State Assembly]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:34:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/PS1_todd_gloria.jpg
Todd Gloria announced Tuesday that he plans to run for the State Assembly.
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<![CDATA[$18M in Upgrades Coming to Belmont Park]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:16:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Giant-Dipper-3.jpg
Mission Beach’s Belmont Park will soon see $18 million in improvements, according to the new lease approved by the San Diego City Council Monday.

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<![CDATA[Jeb Bush ID'd Himself as "Hispanic" on Voter Form]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 07:15:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP632245416248.jpg
Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Monday that a 2009 voter registration form that identified him as Hispanic was a "mistake." "My mistake! Don’t think I’ve fooled anyone!" the former Florida...

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<![CDATA[Lease Signed for Hillary Clinton Campaign HQ]]> Sat, 04 Apr 2015 08:44:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/clinton-emails-USE-THIS-ONE-465797002.jpg
A lease has been signed for an office in Brooklyn that is expected to be the headquarters for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, sources familiar with the deal told MSNBC on Friday.

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<![CDATA[Study Examines Effects of Prop 47]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 13:34:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/jail_generic_bars.jpg
SANDAG released key findings Thursday of a study related to the effects of Proposition 47 since California voters passed the prop last November.

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